Niagara Falls is the awesome waterfalls place in the international border between Canada and the USA. Niagara Falls is the collective name for three waterfalls. The three waterfalls are the American Falls, the Horseshoe Falls, and the Bridal Veil Falls. The Horseshoe Falls is situated on the boundary of the USA and Canada. The American Falls completely on the USA side, divided by Goat Island. The smaller Bridal Veil Falls are also on the USA side, divided from the other waterfalls by Luna Island.
The Niagara Falls are well known both for their natural beauty and as a useful source of hydroelectric energy. Managing leisurely, commercial and industrial uses have been a difficult task for the stewards of the falls since the 19th century.
High visitor traffic happens in the summer season when Niagara Falls are both a daytime and evening attraction. From the Canadian side, floodlights illuminate both sides of the falls for several time until midnight.
The well-known tourist attraction at Niagara Falls is the Maid of the Mist boat cruise. Which has carried guests into the rapids immediately below the falls. Tour boats work from boat docks on each side of the falls.
From the USA side
The American Falls can be seen from walkways together Prospect Point Park. Which also features the Prospect Point Observation Tower and a boat dock for the Maid of the Mist. Goat Island provides more views of the falls and is accessible by foot and vehicle by the bridge over the American Falls. From Goat Island, the Cave of the Winds is available by elevator and leads hikers to a point beneath Bridal Veil Falls.
On the Canadian side
Queen Victoria Park characteristics manicured landscapes, platforms providing views of both the American and Horseshoe Falls and underground pathways leading into observation rooms that yield the illusion of being within the falling waters. The observation deck of the close by Skylon Tower provides the highest view of the falls. In the other direction offers views as far as Toronto.
Together the Niagara River, the Niagara River Recreational Pathway runs 35 miles from Fort Erie to Fort George and contains many historical sites from the War of 1812.
Niagara SkyWheel is also offering the panoramic view of the the Horseshoe Falls and American Falls.
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